Volume 43, Issue 5 (September 1998)

    PM and D1S80 Loci Gene Frequencies in the Zaragoza Population of Northern Spain

    (Received 26 September 1997; accepted 26 January 1998)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, GC (PM loci) and D1S80 are widely used in forensic casework analyses and population data are required to estimate the frequency of a DNA profile. This paper presents the results of a survey aimed at investigating the allele and genotype frequency distribution of these loci in an important Spanish population (Zaragoza, North Spain). Statistical analysis to determine whether allele frequencies were in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium was carried out as well as to obtain some parameters of medicolegal interest. There was no evidence of association between the alleles of the loci. The Zaragoza sample does not differ substantially from other Caucasian populations.


    Author Information:

    Bell, B
    Research scientist and lab director, research scientists, and director of the department, University of Zaragoza,

    Budowle, B
    Unit chief, Forensic Science Research and Training Center, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA

    Martinez-Jarreta, B
    Research scientist and lab director, research scientists, and director of the department, University of Zaragoza,

    Abecia, E
    Research scientist and lab director, research scientists, and director of the department, University of Zaragoza,

    Castellano, M
    Research scientist and lab director, research scientists, and director of the department, University of Zaragoza,

    Casalod, Y
    Research scientist and lab director, research scientists, and director of the department, University of Zaragoza,


    Stock #: JFS14366J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14366J

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    Title PM and D1S80 Loci Gene Frequencies in the Zaragoza Population of Northern Spain
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    Committee E30